Kleptochthonius (Kleptochthonius) multispinosus (Hoff, 1945)


Original combination: Heterochthonius multispinosus

Subgenus Kleptochthonius

LSID urn:lsid:wac.nmbe.ch:name:04583b3b-ff22-4e9a-8246-c0d3b063d305

Taxonomic references

Heterochthonius multispinosus

Hoff, 1945i: 314–318, figs 1–4 original description
Pearse, 1946: 257
Hoff, 1949b: 434–436, figs 16a–b

Kleptochthonius multispinosus (Hoff):

Hoff, 1951: 5
Hoff and Bolsterli, 1956: 159
Hoff, 1958: 7
Zeh, 1987b: 1086
Peck, 1989: 20

Kleptochthonius (Kleptochthonius) multispinosus (Hoff):

Malcolm and Chamberlin, 1961: 14–16
Lawson, 1968: 4351
Harvey, 1991a: 178

Distribution table

Realm: Nearctic

US (Alabama, Illinois, Kentucky, Mississippi, Missouri, North Carolina, Tennessee, Virginia)
Type locality: Duke Forest, Duke University, Durham, Durham County, North Carolina, U.S.A.


Locality Lat Lon
1 Duke University 36 -78.933333
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Harvey, M.S. (1991a). Catalogue of the Pseudoscorpionida. Manchester University Press, Manchester. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. (1945i). Pseudoscorpions from North Carolina. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 64: 311–327. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. (1949b). The pseudoscorpions of Illinois. Bulletin of the Illinois Natural History Survey 24: 407–498. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. (1951). New species and records of chthoniid pseudoscorpions. American Museum Novitates 1483: 1–13. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. (1958). List of the pseudoscorpions of North America north of Mexico. American Museum Novitates 1875: 1–50. -- Show included taxa

Hoff, C.C. & Bolsterli, J.E. (1956). Pseudoscorpions of the Mississippi River drainage basin area. Transactions of the American Microscopical Society 75: 155–179. -- Show included taxa

Lawson, J.E. (1968). Systematic studies of some pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida) from the southeastern United States. (Dissertation Abstracts 28B: 4351).. Virginia Polytechnic Institute. [Ph.D.] -- Show included taxa

Malcolm, D.R. & Chamberlin, J.C. (1961). The pseudoscorpion genus Kleptochthonius Chamberlin (Chelonethida, Chthoniidae). American Museum Novitates 2063: 1–35. -- Show included taxa

Pearse, A.S. (1946). Notes on Chelonethida from the Duke Forest. Ecology 22: 257–258. -- Show included taxa

Peck, S.B. (1989). The cave fauna of Alabama: part I. The terrestrial invertebrates (excluding insects). Bulletin of the National Speleological Society 51: 11–33. -- Show included taxa

Zeh, D.W. (1987b). Aggression, density, and sexual dimorphism in chernetid pseudoscorpions (Arachnida: Pseudoscorpionida). Evolution 41: 1072–1087. -- Show included taxa


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